Health Care system (p1):
Care managers, home health staff
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Private Patient Advocates
As our healthcare system becomes more complex and hard to navigate, a new profession has emerged: patient advocacy. Patient advocates are people who work to help patients navigate the healthcare system, and can in principle help save money, and help make sure one gets the best possible treatment when ill. In this article, we asked one of this new breed, Patricia Knight, to help our readers understand better: what is a patient advocate, what do they do, and do you need one?
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The MOLST form: End of Life Wishes, Providence
Ensuring that one's wishes will be followed means care in selecting an "agent" having a durable power of attorney for health care. Another important step in Rhode Island is completing a "MOLST." In Part three of our discussion on end of life wishes at the Providence circle, Dr. Pat Gifford, a... .........Read more
Chronic Fatigue, Dementia, & More @ Cincinnati
We explore “chronic fatigue syndrome”, along with some of the unique challenges faced by older women when dealing with medical professionals. Then we explore our mental capabilities as we age: What constitutes ‘normal forgetting’ and early dementia? Finally, we devote a few minutes to good... .........Read more
A Few Minutes Brainstorming Our Own Topic Ideas
For the last part of our inaugural Explorer meeting, after listening to and lightly discussing a variety of aging topics explored by other LE groups, we spent a little time talking about what aging topics we were interested in further exploring in the future. A wide variety of possibilities were... .........Read more
First Cincinnati Longevity Explorer Meeting
This is an audio segment from the first Longevity Explorer meeting for the Cincinnati circle held in March, 2019. For this meeting, since all of us were new, we purposely took a more basic and introductory approach in our agenda. Instead of more in-depth discussions and explorations on a few... .........Read more
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Grand Rounds is a web-based service designed to take many common hassles out of finding medical care, or arranging a second opinion. The intention is for Grand Rounds to act as a virtual care manager, even locating a physician or specialist who accepts your insurance. Doubtless, the efficacy of...
Healthspek is a mobile app designed to help the user manage all personal, emergency, insurance, family and caregiver information. Note: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Personal Health Record with audio Recording
It’s an accordion filer with tabs for storing all your paper and electronic medical records. It also has a high-fidelity audio recorder and playback device embedded in the inside cover. You take it with you every time you go to the doctor. There are tabs for organizing your documents, like...
National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers
NAPGCM is a non-profit professional development organization whose mission is to advance professional geriatric care management through education, collaboration, and leadership.
A professional Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) is a health and human services specialist who helps families who...
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